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Re: Can no longer mount SDHC card

On Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:29:28 +0700, Ken Heard wrote:

> I have a Lenovo R61 laptop which has a built-in SD card slot.  The
> operating system is Lenny.
> Ever since I bought this laptop in May 2008 I have been able to mount in
> it SDHC cards from my Canon 60D digital camera.  The relevant line in
> fstab is and has always been:
> /dev/mmcblk0p1  /media/sd     vfat    user,noauto,noatime     0       0

If you're using a DE, I would let it to mount external devices 
automatically, that is, by commenting (#) the above line in /etc/fstab. 
Then, as soon as you attache the card it should be recognized, detected 
and mounted under /media.
> Within the last three hours however -- through no conscious intervention
> on my part -- I have been unable to mount an SDHC card installed in this
> slot.  The command "mount sd" returns the following:
> mount: special device /dev/mmcblk0p1 does not exist

And it may be true. Run "/sbin/blkid".
> I will consequently be grateful for advice to help me find out what is
> wrong and how to fix it.

Open a terminal, run "dmesg | tail" and then insert the card to see 
what's going on.



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